The Great Charter
Informational (nonfiction) 1,839 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1120LWould you stand for a tyrant king who took your money and land as he pleased? Travel to medieval England and read about barons who organized for freedom. Read more about the Great Charter, a document that upholds the principle that no one is above the law. Vivid illustrations, timelines, and maps support the text as students learn about author's purpose and past-tense verbs. The book and lesson are also available for levels Y and Z1.
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